A Glasgow smile (also known as a Chelsea smile, or a Glasgow, Chelsea, or Cheshire grin) is a wound caused by making a cut from the corners of a victim's mouth up to the ears, leaving a scar in the shape of a smile.
The practice is said to have originated in Glasgow, Scotland but became popular with English street gangs (especially among the Chelsea Headhunters, a London-based hooligan firm, among whom it is known as a "Chelsea grin" or "Chelsea smile").
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